Post Tagged with: "Energy Efficiency"

Ohio’s renewable energy industries spent $1 billion here, employs 3,500
Energy

Ohio’s renewable energy industries spent $1 billion here, employs 3,500

COLUMBUS — “A nine-man squad of business leaders has parachuted into the political fray over renewable energy and energy efficiency with one message — jobs and investment. ‘Our companies collectively employ over 3,500 Ohioans and we are opposed to permanently freezing the renewable energy standards at 2014 levels,’ the nine […]

Kasich should work against deeply flawed Ohio Senate Bill 310: editorial
Energy

Kasich should work against deeply flawed Ohio Senate Bill 310: editorial

CLEVELAND — “Gov. John Kasich is demonstrating that he’s the adult in the room by reportedly threatening to veto Senate Bill 310 as the Ohio Senate’s Public Utilities Committee prepares to act — likely this Wednesday — on this legislative assault on Ohio’s 2008 renewable-energy and energy-efficiency standards. The bill, sponsored […]

Republican Senate President Keith Faber, a backer of Senate Bill 310, said “the governor has made some suggestions of things he would liked to see changed in the bill."
Energy / Freeze on Clean Energy

Kasich reportedly threatens to veto energy standards bill

COLUMBUS — “Gov. John Kasich is apparently opposed to a GOP-backed bill that would stop mandated annual increases in ‘green’ energy purchases by utilities and may have threatened a veto to Republican House and Senate leaders if the bill reaches him in its current form. Multiple sources told The Dispatch […]

Consumers Counsel and Ohio Manufacturers Association fight to preserve energy standards
Energy

Consumers Counsel and Ohio Manufacturers Association fight to preserve energy standards

COLUMBUS —”FirstEnergy, however, has not testified on the pending legislation, or in support of a similar bill that failed to win support last fall. Nor have the state’s other utilities. Yet the language in the bills addresses their complaints. The 2008 legislation was signed into law six years ago today, […]

OH energy efficiency standards: A matter of national security?
Energy / Freeze on Clean Energy

OH energy efficiency standards: A matter of national security?

COLUMBUS — “Beyond concerns that Ohio Senate Bill 310 on energy standards would hurt economic growth and raise energy bills, those opposed to the measure say it’s also a matter of national security. The bill would freeze the state’s renewable-energy and energy-efficiency requirements to block further tightening of standards. In […]

Ohio’s energy efficiency standards must be maintained: Letter to the Editor
Energy

Ohio’s energy efficiency standards must be maintained: Letter to the Editor

CLEVELAND — “When Ohio enacted its bipartisan clean energy law in 2008, a trigger was put in place to prevent excessive rate increases and to protect Ohio consumers – and it is working. To date, Ohio utilities have met their requirements in a cost-effective way and as a result, Ohio […]